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Director of Marketing & Communications

Immediate opening – July 2021. Join a fast-paced team that is achieving one of the great urban river restorations of our time. Change the world when you serve on the can-do staff of one of the largest and oldest environmental non-profits in Virginia, the Elizabeth River Project, Full-time position to lead marketing and communications for the purpose of “growing the grassroots army” of citizens engaged in the environmental restoration of the urban Elizabeth River (Norfolk, VA., area). Make your marketing and communications leadership count during the most promising era in our 30-year history as we open a nationally significant Resilience Lab on the waterfront.

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Accounting Manager

Make a difference – change the world! Help bring back eagles, river otters, sea horses, dolphins and more! Not just a 9-5 job. Provide essential support to a fast-paced team making a real difference to improve the environment and leave the world a better place. The Elizabeth River Project seeks a full-time professional to prepare financial reports, assist with development and implementation of annual and capital budgets, process routine payroll and vendor payments, and perform a variety of financial research and analysis. Experience with non-profit accounting and/or fund accounting and grant management preferred. Learn more about us at

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Landscape Designer

Position: Full-time Landscape Designer to assist the Elizabeth River Project’s Restoration department with planning, designing, and coordinating river restoration Best Management Practices (BMPs), with a special emphasis on planning and permitting “living shorelines.” This is a salaried position to include assisting with managing all aspects of the design and permitting of restoration projects to improve water quality and habitat in the Elizabeth River watershed.

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